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Stop Trump’s war on independent watchdogs

Donald Trump just fired the head watchdog at the State Department.

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Before he was ousted from his position, Linick -- a longtime public servant -- was investigating claims that Pompeo made one of his…Read More

Watchdog's dismissal puts Pompeo on the hot seat

State’s inspector general, Steve Linick, had been investigating allegations involving Pompeo, New York’s Eliot Engel, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said following news of Linick’s ouster. A congressional aide added that Pompeo and his wife are accused of improperly directing a political appointee to run personal…Read More